Juventus vs. Chelsea Tips, Preview and Predictions

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Serie A giants Juventus need to significantly improve their domestic form if they’re to stand any chance of getting a result against Chelsea in the Champions League. The European champions have made a superb start to the new campaign, and this could be a tough day at the office for the Old Lady.  Where and when: Allianz Stadium – 29 September, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Juventus vs. Chelsea: BT Sport Last time: These clubs haven’t crossed paths since the Champions League group stages in 2012, with Juve easing…

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Benfica vs. Barcelona Tips, Preview and Predictions

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Iberian neighbours Benfica and Barcelona cross paths in the Champions League on Wednesday night in what is a huge game at the Estadio da Luz. The visiting Blaugrana are under immense pressure right now, with the Eagles potentially licking their lips at the prospect of a famous European night.  Where and when: Estadio da Luz – 29 September, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Benfica vs. Barcelona: BT Sport Last time: This will be the first meeting between the clubs since they shared a goalless draw at the Nou Camp…

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Susy Campanale’s Serie A column: Bitter Rome derby this weekend

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It’s only Week 6 and yet some themes are already emerging in this Serie A season, but as we all know, it’s a marathon not a sprint, so go easy before ruling some clubs out of the Scudetto race altogether. Napoli have started with a 100 per cent record and seem to be blowing everyone out of the water, but have very little strength in depth for their key areas, specifically midfield and full-backs, so that might not necessarily last. This weekend, Cagliari shouldn’t provide too much of a test,…

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Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Inter Milan Tips, Preview and Predictions

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Inter will be looking to get revenge against Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday evening, when the Nerazzurri travel to Kharkov for their Champions League Group D clash. Stakes will be high as both teams lost their openers, but the Italians will be extra motivated, as the Ukrainian side knocked them out of the competition last term. Where and when: Metalist Stadium – 28 September, kick-off 17:45 Where you can see Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Inter Milan: BT Sport Last time: Shakhtar Donetsk infamously knocked Inter Milan out of their Champions League group…

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